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Isabella had too much presence for just one name! She was often referred to in the Boston society pages as “Belle,” “Donna Isabella,” “Isabella of Boston,” or “Mrs. Jack.”
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A guest at the 1903 Museum opening said, “I felt last night as though I were in a Hans Anderson Fairy Tale, ready to go on a flying carpet" 💫 #CouldntHaveSaidItBetter
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- 525 Beacon St, Boston Comment
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Isabella loved music from around the world and within the United States. Her book by musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel is one of the first academic examinations of African American music produced in the 20th century! Object: Henry Edward Krehbiel, Afro-American Folk Songs, 1914, printed ink on paper.
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It pays to have artists for friends! The lady on the left is a sketch depicting Isabella as a Madonna of Charity, illustrated by artist and close friend, Anders Zorn. To the right is a photo of the Palazzo Barbaro, her summer home in Venice that sits along the Grand Canal.
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Sound your horns for the lovely Angel’s Trumpet! 🎺 This sculptural bloom has a powerful fragrance and vibrant color that attracts everyone around it. Visit our on-site Greenhouse to experience these beauties.
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#FarneseFact See those sparkling details on this figure’s dress? Those aren’t ancient sequins—they’re actually the traces of Egyptian blue pigment that are only visible through visible-induced infrared luminescence. The special light makes the blue appear bright white!
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